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Endowed Scholarships

THE JULIE JABOUR ABRAHAM MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1993 by Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Abraham of Vicksburg, Mississippi, in memory of their daughter. Preference will be given to students from Vicksburg high schools.
THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1988 by The University of Mississippi Alumni Association.
THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION – TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE INITIATIVE ENDOWMENT was established to provide income for the general operating use for the University of Mississippi Alumni Association.
THE AMITE COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2004 to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. The recipient will be a resident of Amite County, Mississippi. The scholarship will be awarded the first year to an entering freshman who attended any public or private school in Amite County, Mississippi or to a current University of Mississippi student academically classified as a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior, who has an ACT score of 18 or above, and whose primary residence maintains an Amite County Farm Bureau membership.
THE JAMES BUFORD ANDERSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS were established in 1954 by the late Mrs. Anderson of Sumner.
THE ASBURY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2002 by the Asbury Foundation, represented by William K. Ray, to ensure that no promising scholar is turned away from the University because of financial need, that the brightest and best stay in Mississippi, and that students from all racial and socioeconomic backgrounds continue to make a difference in Mississippi and around the world.
THE NEAL ATKINS/ALCORN COUNTY ALUMNI CLUB SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2001 by the Alcorn County Alumni Club in honor of Neal Atkins.
THE ATTALA COUNTY/OLE MISS CLUB ENDOWMENT FUND was established in 2000 by the Attala County Ole Miss Club. Recipients will be graduates of a high school on Attala County and must be enrolled full-time at The University of Mississippi.
THE MIKE AUNE SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT established in October 2007 by Eddie and Cindy Aune of Oxford, Mississippi. The recipient will be a rising sophomore who shows exceptional promise and does not have either a Croft scholarship or other substantial scholarship support. The recipient will be selected by a committee comprised of Croft faculty and Croft administrators.
THE FRANK BAINBRIDGE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1997 by Ms. Philippa Straus of Birmingham, Alabama.
THE BETTY MAGEE BAIRD SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2004 by the estate of Mrs. Betty M. Baird, as represented by David P. Baird.
THE CATHERINE ABEL BAKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2000 by G. Michael Baker of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, in memory of his wife.
THE SAE-CHARLES M. BAKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1980 by the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity in memory of Charles Baker of Greenville, Mississippi, and has been sustained by his father, Mr. Edgar V. Baker of Greenville.
THE JAMES AND SALLY BARKSDALE SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 1996 by James L. Barksdale and Sally M. Barksdale. Scholarships of $6,000 per year are awarded based on academic merit to freshmen Mississippi residents enrolled in the Honors College.
THE ROBERT G. BARNETT FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2000 to assist deserving students from Sunflower County, Mississippi.
THE CHARLES BARRETT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2002 by Elizabeth and Richard Dean of Cary, North Carolina, to honor Charles Sebastian Barrett.
THE BATON ROUGE CHAPTER OF THE OLE MISS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1972 for the benefit of students attending the university from the Baton Rouge, Louisiana, area.
ALON BEE, SR. SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT IN BROADCASTING established July, 2005 by Alon Bee, Jr. of Jackson, Mississippi. Recipient will be a full-time student who is majoring in Journalism with an emphasis in Broadcasting as selected by the Department of Journalism Chair. First preference will be given to a student from Mississippi.
THE VICKI RANDLE BEE SCHOLARSHIP IN NURSING was established in 2006 by Alon Bee, Jr. of Jackson, Mississippi to assist deserving nursing students who are attending The University of Mississippi Medical Center. The recipient each year will be The University of Mississippi Medical Center’s “Student Nurse of the Year.”
THE FAYE EVANS BENNETT OMF SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2002 by James A. Bennett, Mary Margaret Bennett, Jeanne Bennett Brinson, and Beverly Bennett Lee. Funds provided by individuals that have been truly blessed in their lives and wanted to give back to others. Recipient will be selected based on academic excellence, leadership, and need.
THE JOSEPH E. BERMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1984 by the family of the late Mr. Berman to assist deserving students pursuing an education at the university.
THE FARRELL BERRYHILL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1993 by the First National Bank of Pontotoc, Mississippi, in memory of Mr. Berryhill.
THE BIRMINGHAM OLE MISS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2004 to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. The recipient will be a resident of Jefferson or Shelby County Alabama and score a minimum of 21 on the ACT. The recipient must be an incoming freshman enrolled at The University of Mississippi.
THE IONE KENT BISHOP LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 1984 by Dr. Frank Watt Bishop to honor in perpetuity his grandmother, Ione Kent Bishop.
THE BERT BLACK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1996 by Robert and Jane Black of Tupelo, Mississippi, in memory of their son.
THE JOSEPH WILEY BLACKSTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1987 by friends of colleagues of the late Joseph Wiley Blackston.
THE BERNARD BROWN BLACKWELL, SR., MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1994 by Mary C. Blackwell of Clinton, Mississippi, in memory of her husband.
THE T. G. and FRANCES BLACKWELL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2006 by the Dean Blackwell Family and Mrs. Frances Blackwell, all of Jackson, Mississippi to honor in perpetuity T. G. (Theron Gasque) Blackwell and Frances Puckett Blackwell and to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipient will be a full-time undergraduate student who is a resident of Smith or Simpson counties.
The DARL BLAIR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1998 through a bequest.
THE MR. AND MRS. JAMES DICKSON BOMBOY SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1985 by Dr. David Bomboy of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, to honor the parents of the donor.
THE BOYD, CARLSON, ELEAZER, ESTES, FLETCHER (BCEEF) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENT LEADERS was established in honor of these fine university students.
THE BRADLEY ARANT ROSE & WHITE LLP/WILLIAM WINTER INSTITUTE FOR RACIAL RECONCILIATION SCHOLARSHIP IN LAW ENDOWMENT was established in 2005 to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing a degree in the School of Law at The University of Mississippi. The recipient will be an entering full-time law student with at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average who is enrolled in the School of Law at The University of Mississippi.
THE CALHOUN COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP was established by Calhoun County alumni.
THE MIKE CARMICHAEL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1990 by the parents of the late Mr. Carmichael of Jackson, Mississippi.
THE ARNOLD W. CAROTHERS ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2004 by Mr. Arnold W. Carothers, of Water Valley, Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time students who are enrolled in the School of Engineering. Recipient shall be selected based on scholastic ability and financial need.
THE DAVID CARR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1979 by members of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity and friends in memory of Mr. Carr.
THE CARSON-PITCOCK SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2007 by the Delta Delta Delta Sorority of The University of Mississippi. First preference for the scholarship recipient shall be a full-time student who is a member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority with leadership potential. Recipients will be identified by a selection committee composed of the chapter officers and advisors of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority.
THE CASWELL FAMILY OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2007 by James Caswell, of Atlanta, Georgia. Recipients will be a full-time freshman who is a resident of Mississippi and selection will be made based on merit and need.
THE CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI ALUMNI CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1992 by the Central Mississippi Alumni Chapter.
THE LANE T. AND DOLORES CHANDLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1989 by Mrs. Lane T. Chandler of Indianola, Mississippi.
THE CHARLOTTE OLE MISS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2003 by the Charlotte Ole Miss Club, a chapter of the University of Mississippi Alumni Association. Scholarships of $1,000 per year are granted to provide income for scholarship assistance to deserving students in the Charlotte, N.C.-area who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. The recipient(s) shall be a resident of Mecklenburg, North Carolina and surrounding counties: Gaston, Lincoln, Iredell, Cabarrus, Union, and York (South Carolina). First preference shall be given to a full-time entering freshman student at The University of Mississippi. Second preference shall be given to any student from Mecklenburg, North Carolina or the surrounding counties enrolled at The University of Mississippi.  Recipient shall have a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average and be active in school and community activities.  The scholarship may be received by recipient for eight semesters contingent upon maintaining a 3.0 grade point average. The recipient will be expected to be involved with the Charlotte Alumni Club.
THE CHI OMEGA MEMORIAL SERVICE AWARD ENDOWMENT was established in 1988 by the Tau Chapter of Chi Omega Sorority of The University of Mississippi.
THE CHICKASAW COUNTY STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP was established anonymously in 1993 to reward students from Chickasaw County.
CHILD OF STAFF MOMENTUM SCHOLARSHIP FUND was established September, 2007 by the faculty/staff momentum campaign committee. Recipients shall be full-time seniors who are dependent children of staff members of the University of Mississippi Office, who have been employed for at least 5 consecutive years at any of the following campuses—Oxford, Desoto, Tupelo, and Booneville. Recipient will be selected based on merit and /or need and have at least a 2.5 GPA.
CITY OF SOUTHAVEN SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT established February, 2007 by the City of Southaven. First preference will be given to students who are residents of Southaven, MS who are enrolled in the 2+2 program on the University of Mississippi-DeSoto Center campus and Northwest Community College 2+2 transfer students who previously received the City of Southaven scholarship. Recipients must demonstrate financial need and academic potential.
THE JOHN S. AND MAMIE CRAFT CLARK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1984 to reward academic excellence and honor in perpetuity Mr. Clark of Taylorsville, Mississippi.
THE HUGH N. CLAYTON/DISTRICT 1 OLE MISS ALUMNI CLUB SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1999 by the District 1 Ole Miss Alumni Club.
THE SKIP CLINE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1988 by the Alpha Upsilon Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at The University of Mississippi, to honor the late Skip Cline.
THE CLOWER-WALTERS SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1974 by humorist Jerry Clower to honor Carl Walters, a veteran Mississippi sportswriter.
THE OTTIS NOAH & LILY CARTER COOPER EDUCATION FUND was established in 2004 by Max D. Cooper, M.D., and Rosalie L. Cooper of Birmingham, Alabama.
THE JOHN HARPER COSSAR, JR., MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1983 by Lee T. Cossar, the brother of John Cossar as a lasting memorial.
THE GLORIA CLARK COX MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1991 by Arthur A. Cox, Jr. of North Naples, Florida, and Pameal Tims of Tupelo, Mississippi, to honor their late mother, Gloria Clark Cox, and at the same time to provide a scholarship award to a deserving student pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. The student receiving the scholarship should be from Amite County, Mississippi.
The L.O. CROSBY, JR., SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1972 by Mr. Crosby of Picayune, Mississippi, for entering freshmen or transfer students who are Mississippi residents.
THE L.O. AND VERNA CROSBY SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1989 to provide scholarships to deserving students from Marion, Lamar, Forrest, Perry, Greene, Pearl River, Stone, or George counties in Mississippi.
THE IMOGENE MAY AND LEO ALEXANDER CUTCLIFF MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1960 by the Cutcliff family of Amory, Mississippi. Eligibility is based on scholarship, leadership, and need.
THE WILLIAM H. CUTCLIFF AND IMOGENE MAY CUTCLIFF SCHOLARSHIP was established by the Cutcliff family.
THE DALLAS-FORT WORTH OLE MISS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2004 by the Dallas-Ft. Worth Ole Miss Club.
THE DIXIE DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP IN PHARMACY was established in 2007 to assist deserving young men and women who are pursuing a degree in the School of Pharmacy at The University of Mississippi. Recipients shall be full-time students who have been admitted to the professional pharmacy program and who are selected in agreement with policies and procedures adopted by the School of Pharmacy. Recipients shall be selected based on financial need, leadership and classroom performance.
THE JOHN DRYDEN DAVENPORT/OMF SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2002 by the Estate of John Dryden Davenport. Recipients will be selected based on outstanding scholastic aptitude and financial need.
THE DAVIDSON M CLUB AND M CLUB ALUMNI ASSOCIATION ALL-AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1964 by the M Club Alumni Association and the M Club of The University of Mississippi.
THE JOSÉ LUIS DE LA VEGA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1998 by Terry and Margaret Stent of Stone Mountain, Georgia, in memory of their nephew.
THE PETE DEMANGE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was created in 1964 by Mr. and Mrs. A.P. deMange of Charleston, Mississippi, in memory of their son, Pete deMange.
THE FRANK MING DERAMUS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN LAW ENDOWMENT was established in 1994 by Jody H. Deramus to memorialize Frank Ming Deramus and to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing a legal education at The University of Mississippi. The recipient shall be a third-year law student, who is in the top one-half of the class and has financial need.
THE DISTRICT 3 OLE MISS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2002 by the District 3 Ole Miss Club. Recipients will be residents of the District 3 Ole Miss Club, which includes following counties: Coahoma, Quitman, Tallahatchie, and Tunica.
THE DISTRICT 6 ALUMNI CLUB SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2000 by the District 6 Alumni Club.
THE DISTRICT 14 OLE MISS ALUMNI CLUB ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1994 by the District 14 Ole Miss Alumni Club.
THE CARTER DOBBS FAMILY/CALHOUN COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP FUND was established in 2000 by Carter Dobbs, of Calhoun City, Mississippi. Recipients will be a graduate of a high school in Calhoun County and must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University of Mississippi. The scholarship may be for entering freshman or to reward academic performance to a currently enrolled student.
THE EADS/AIRBUS NORTH AMERICA SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2006 by EADS/Airbus North America Engineering, Inc. of Wichita, Kansas and Melissa Edwards, donor, to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing a degree in the School of Engineering at The University of Mississippi. The recipients will be full-time undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Engineering and majoring in Mechanical Engineering.
THE EATON AND COTTRELL SCHOLARSHIP IN LAW ENDOWMENT was established in 1996 by the law firm of Eaton and Cottrell, of Gulfport, Mississippi. Recipients shall be entering (first-year) students, who have enrolled for full-time study in law.
THE ED ELEAZER III MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1996 by Katie and Ed Eleazer in memory of their son.
THE JESSE M. ELKIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1985 by family and friends of the late Mr. Elkin of Columbus, Mississippi.
THE JOEY EMBRY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established by family and friends in memory of Joey Embry, who as a student and member of the Ole Miss football team died in 1998.
THE EMERALD COAST ALUMNI CLUB was established for students from Florida.
THE PEGGY EMERSON EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2005 by Dr. Jean M. Shaw of Oxford, Mississippi to honor in perpetuity Dr. Peggy Emerson and to provide income for scholarship assistance to deserving students who are pursuing a major in the School of Education at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time students who are pursuing a major in the School of Education.
THE HAILEY ESTES/MINDY CARLSON MEMORIAL DELTA GAMMA SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1996 by the Natchez Miss-Lou Delta Gamma Alumnae Association and the Delta Gamma Alpha Psi Chapter.
THE FRANK FAIR SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1986 by the family of Frank Love Fair of Louisville, Mississippi.
THE FARMERS GRAIN TERMINAL, INC., SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2004 by the Farmers Grain Terminal, Inc., represented by Humphreys McGee.
THE ELMER AND GLADYS FERGUSON SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1989 by Nancy F. and Nill Rasco, Rebecca F. and Michael Ehrlicher, Carolyn F. and Shap Pryor, Becca R. and Mike Cope, Kent R. and David Magee, Nancy Chris Ehrlicher, Hallic Melissa Ehrlicher, Rush and Lesley Mosby, Kip and Lyn Crawford and Pard Pryor, to honor the parents and grandparents of the donors, Elmer and Gladys Ferguson, of Dewitt, Arkansas.
THE ROBERT HOLMES FISHER/PHI DELTA THETA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1997 by Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Fisher of Fresno, California, in memory of their son, Robert Holmes Fisher, who was a student at the university in 1962 at the time of his death.
THE ROBERT E. AND BETH G. FONVILLE SCHOLARSHIP was established by Mr. Robert Fonville in 1996.
THE CHARLES NOLAN FORTENBERRY ENDOWMENT was established in 1999 by Ms. Mae E. Fortenberry of Auburn, Alabama.
THE MAUD DICKSON FRANKLIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established by the daughter of the late Mrs. Franklin as a lasting memorial to her mother.
The GRENES AND ETHEL LAE FREILER SCHOLARSHIP IN LAW ENDOWMENT was established in 2006 by C. York Craig, Jr. of Jackson, Mississippi to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing a legal education at The University of Mississippi. The recipient will be a full-time entering law student who is a resident of Mississippi. The scholarship will be awarded based on need.
DON L. FRUGE SIGMA CHI SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT established by the Sigma Chi Fraternity on June, 2006. A one-time scholarship will be given to one male freshman and one female freshman that exhibit strong leadership and academic potential.
THE WILLIAM L. AND MARY HALEY FULTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1987 by the family of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fulton.
THE FURLONG FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in October 2007 by Lawrence and Emily Furlong of Maitland, Florida. The recipient will be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts. First preference will be given to a student who is a resident of Florida, Tennessee or Illinois. Recipient will be selected by the College of Liberal Arts Scholarship Selection Committee.
THE LANELLE GUYTON GAFFORD SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2000 by Lanelle Guyton Gafford of Jackson, Mississippi.
THE FRANK W. GAMBLIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP/LOAN FUND was established in 1980 by Mrs. Gamblin in memory of her husband.
THE THERESE L. GARNER SCHOLARSHIPS were established by the late Mrs. Garner in 1957.
THE GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UNDERGRADUATES ENDOWMENT FUND was established to provide scholarship assistance to undergraduate students at The University of Mississippi.
THE DR. MORRIS GEORGE, JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2007 by Dr. Lynn K. and Mitzi J. Whittington of Montgomery, Alabama and The University of Mississippi Foundation to honor in perpetuity Dr. Morris George, Jr. and to assist deserving students who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipient will be a full-time incoming freshman student enrolled at The University of Mississippi with first preference given to a student from Grenada or Yalobusha Counties.
THE EDWIN C. GILLESPIE ENDOWMENT was established in 2006 by Dr. Joe Gillespie of Atlantic Beach, Florida and Jean Gillespie of Germantown to provide financial support for the Gillespie Business Plan Competition. The Gillespie Business Plan Competition will be held each academic year and will be open to all students at The University of Mississippi.
THE LILIAN GLADISH GIBBES SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2004 by the Estate of Lilian Gladish Gibbes represented by Lanis Noble as donor to provide scholarship assistance to deserving students at the University of Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time students who are in financial need.
THE “GOD AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT” SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2003 to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education in the College of Liberal Arts at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be incoming freshman who are a native of Mississippi and enrolled full-time at The University of Mississippi.
THE JOHN AND DEAN S. GORDON SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1984 as an academic scholarship.
THE LEWIS AND FRANCES GRAEBER SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1997 by Lewis and Frances Graeber of Marks, Mississippi, to reward currently enrolled students.
THE GRESHAM-DUNCAN SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1962 to honor the memory of Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Gresham of Indianola, Mississippi, and Mrs. Gresham’s mother, Mrs. Mary Lee Duncan.
THE WILLIAM AND MARY BETH GRIFFIN SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1994 through a bequest.
THE GROVE SOCIETY ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2001 by the Department of Alumni Affairs at The University of Mississippi.
THE R. MALCOLM GUESS, GEORGE B. BANKS, AND JOHN DONOVAN READY SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1991 by William E. Ready and Julia B. Ready of Meridian, Mississippi.
EMMETTE AND NANNIE HALE OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT established May, 2007 by Emmett F. Hale III on behalf of the estate of Joseph Alfred Hale of Holly Springs, Mississippi. Recipient will be a full-time freshman and selection will be made based on merit and/or need. Preference will be given to students majoring in Music or Pre-Dentistry.
THE MARY DONNELLY HASKELL COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2005 by Samuel Bond Haskell III and Mary Donnelly Haskell of Encino, California to provide income for scholarship assistance to deserving students at The University of Mississippi. The recipients will be full-time students who are majoring in Music and who are chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability and leadership potential.
THE JOSEPH WHELAN HAYES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established by the family and friends of the late Mr. Hays of Moss Point, Mississippi.
THE ESTELLA G. HEFLEY AWARD was established in 1986 by members of Alpha Lambda Delta.
THE SUSAN B. HERRON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established by Charles R. Herron III of Meridian, Mississippi.
THE GRAHAM H. HICKS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1990 by the family of the late Graham Hicks.
THE HUGH S. HOPKINS SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1993 by Dorothy Hopkins of Jackson, Mississippi.
THE PATRICIA S. HOPSON COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP IN ART ENDOWMENT was established in 2005 by Dr. W. Briggs Hopson, Jr. of Vicksburg, Mississippi and The University of Mississippi to honor in perpetuity Patricia S. Hopson and to provide income for scholarship assistance to deserving students majoring in Art in the College of Liberal Arts at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time students who are majoring in Art in the College of Liberal Arts.
THE CARL EDWARD “ED” HOWARD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2005 to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time student who are enrolled in The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be selected based on academic ability, leadership, and financial need.
THE LUCY SOMERVILLE HOWORTH AWARD was established in 1985 by the Sarah Isom Center for Women’s Studies.
THE MR. AND MRS. DANIEL CLYDE HUGHES SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1983 by Mr. Dan C. Hughes, Jr., in honor of his parents.
THE INTERFRATERNITY COUNCIL EMERGING LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2006 by the Interfraternity Council. Recipient shall be a full-time male freshman or sophomore that is currently a member of a fraternity governed by the IFC with a gpa of 3.75.
THE PAULINE IRBY SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2000 by Pratt Irby of Fort Scott, Kansas, to honor in perpetuity his wife.
THE AMY B. JAEGER SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT IN PHARMACY was established in 2006 by Dr. Dominic Jaeger of Brandon, Mississippi. Recipients shall be full-time students in the final year of the professional degree program in pharmacy who demonstrate an interest in direct patient care and who show kindness and compassion for patients and colleagues.
THE JACKSON TENNESSEE OLE MISS CLUB was established for students in the Jackson, Tennessee, area.
THE JOHNSON-ABDO PHARMACY FAMILIES SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established September 2007 by R. Clinton Johnson, Jr. and Ellen C. Johnson of Leland Mississippi. Recipients shall be full-time students who have been admitted to the professional pharmacy program and who are selected by the Pharmacy School Scholarship Committee.
THE JOHN E. JOHNSON MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT FUND was created in 1968 by the bequest of the late Mr. Johnson.
THE LYDA B. & DR. PERCY JOHNSTON SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2001 by Percy W. Johnston, Jr., and Stephen G. Johnston, of Mobile, Alabama, to honor Dr. and Mrs. Johnston.
THE MONTFORT B. AND ALLIE BROWN JONES SCHOLARSHIPS were provided through the Montfort B. and Allie Brown Jones Foundation of Bristow, Oklahoma. The foundation was created in 1959 by the will of the late Mrs. Jones, a native of Sallis, Mississippi.
THE DENISE S. JOSEPH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1986 by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ellis, in memory of their daughter.
THE THOMAS LEE JOYNER III SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2006 by Cathy Joyner, Leslie Bobo and Meg Joyner Kruse. Recipient shall be a rising Junior and an active member of Phi Delta Fraternity who demonstrates strong characteristics of high personal standards, loyalty, friendship, leadership, achievement and a competitive spirit.
THE KAPPA DELTA-CHI OMEGA GREEK LIFE SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1988 by Alpha Mu-Mississippi Chapter Kappa Delta Sorority; the purpose of the scholarship fund is to honor the five Chi Omega sorority sisters who lost their lives during a charity project.
THE KAPPA KAPPA GAMMA SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2005 by the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority represented by Susan Peterson as donor to provide scholarship assistance to outstanding members of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. The recipient will be an active member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority with demonstrated academic achievement, leadership potential and financial need.
THE CHARLES WALKER KELLY, SAMUEL CLAYTON KELLY, AND BRYANT MASON WILBANKS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2012 by Mr. and Mrs. Chris Kelly, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel C. Kelly, and Mr. and Mrs. Ken Wilbanks, all from Madison, Mississippi, to honor their sons in perpetuity and to provide scholarship assistance to deserving students who are active members of the Kappa Alpha Order at the University of Mississippi.
CLASS OF 2007 ROBERT C. KHYAT SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT established May, 2007 by the senior class executive board of 2007. Recipients will be full-time students who are enrolled at the University of Mississippi and are rising seniors that have maintained a 3.25 cumulative grade point average. The recipient will be selected based on financial need, campus involvement, and leadership, specifically holding leadership positions in a minimum of 2 campus organizations.
THE SELMA MARIE KORKMAS SCHOLARSHIP FOR OLE MISS FIRST was established in 2002 by Melanie and Mike Dowell, of Ridgeland, Mississippi. The recipient shall be a full-time student who is chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability, leadership potential, and/or need.
THE KATHRYN ANNE KREUNEN SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2006 by Kim and Teresa Kreunen of Olive Branch, Mississippi to honor in perpetuity Kathryn Anne Kreunen, “a precious gift that God shared for a while” and to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi-DeSoto Center. The scholarship is to be awarded to students who are residents of DeSoto County and who are enrolled in the 2 + 2 program on the University of Mississippi-DeSoto Center campus.
THE FELIX LaBAUVE SCHOLARSHIP was established by Col. Felix LaBauve to provide scholarship assistance to male orphans or a son of a widow from DeSoto County and/or other deserving students in Desoto County.
THE LAFAYETTE-OXFORD-UNIVERSITY OLE MISS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2004 to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be graduates of a high school within Lafayette County who are entering freshmen and must be full-time students enrolled at The University of Mississippi. Selection criteria will be academic performance and leadership potential. Financial need may be a consideration.
THE STACIE DIANNE LAMB MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1982 by the Alpha Delta Chapter of Phi Mu Fraternity and family of the late Ms. Lamb.
THE A.C. “BUTCH” LAMBERT, SR., MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1985 by family and friends of the late Mr. Lambert.
THE MARY PATRICIA LANGFORD SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2004 by Beverly Young Langford as donor to provide income scholarship assistance to deserving students at the University of Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time students who are selected based on academic ability and leadership.
THE JOSEPH AND TRACIE LANGSTON/OMF SCHOLARSHP ENDOWMENT was established in 2002 by Joseph C. and Tracie A. Langston of Booneville, Mississippi. First preference will be students from the Booneville area including graduates of Northeast Community College. Recipient will be selected based on demonstrated academic ability, leadership potential, or need.
THE JULIANNA AND AMELIA LANGSTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2002 to honor Julianna and Amelia Langston and to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time students who are Mississippi residents. Scholarship recipients will be chosen on the basis of scholastic ability, leadership potential, and financial need.
THE BERNARD LAPIDES SCHOLARSHIP was established by Wurzburg, Incorporated and the family of Mr. Lapides in 1999 to honor Mr. Lapides of Memphis, Tennessee.
THE JOHN AND NELLE LaRUE SCHOLARSHIP FUND was established through the generosity of Mr. R.B. LaRue, a 1917 graduate of the University, in memory of his late father and mother.
THE JOHN C. LATHAM SCHOLARSHIP was established through the estate of the late Mr. Latham.
THE LEE COUNTY OLE MISS SCHOHARSHIP was established for students of Lee County, Mississippi.
THE LINDSEY-SNELL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2002 by Ellis C. Lindsey to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing a degree in music at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time students pursuing a degree in music.
THE PATRICIA THOMPSON LOTT SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2004 by William Gottshall, Jr., Donna B. Gottshall, Gary L. Sisco, Mary Sue Sisco, Guy Hovis, and Sis Hovis.
THE CHALMERS L. LOUGHRIDGE AND ZEPHYR LOUGHRIDGE SPANN WIEGMAN SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1995 by Dr. Chalmers A. and Ruth E. Loughridge of Alexandria, Virginia.
THE ROBERT Y. LOVE SCHOLARSHIP was established by Mrs. Tressa Love in 1994 as a memorial to her husband.
THE MR. AND MRS. MORRIS F. LYNCH SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1985 by Mr. and Mrs. Lynch to assist deserving students in need of financial assistance.
THE MADDOX FOUNDATION DESOTO CENTER 2+2 SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2001 by Robin Grindstaff, managing trustee of the Maddox Foundation, to honor Dr. Robert and Shirley Seymour.
THE JACK MASON/4 COUNTY EPA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1998 by Mrs. Jessie Mason.
THE MASON FAMILY SCHOLARHIP IN LAW ENDOWMENT was established in September 2007 by Darlene C. Mason of Oxford, Mississippi. The recipient will be a full-time law student who has financial need as selected by the School of Law Scholarship Committee.
THE ESTHER MATISON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1962 by the Jones County Chapter of the Ole Miss Alumni Association, through the generous donation of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Matison, made in memory of Mr. Matison’s mother.
THE JAMES C. AND SANDRA J. MAYO SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2006 by Lee Ann Mayo, Cal Mayo, John Mayo, Peter Mayo and Jane Mayo to honor in perpetuity James C. and Sandra J. Mayo, the Donor’s parents, and to provide income for scholarship assistance to deserving students at The University of Mississippi. Any recipients will be a full-time freshman undergraduate student who is a graduate of Louisville High School in Louisville, Mississippi, awarded with consideration to academic achievement, financial need, leadership abilities and personal character. In the event there is no eligible applicant from Louisville High School, the scholarship shall next be awarded to a qualifying graduate of Nanih Waiya High School or Noxapater High School. In the event there is no eligible applicant from Nanih Waiya High School or Noxapater High School, the scholarship shall be awarded to a qualifying graduate of any other public high school in Mississippi.
THE LOUISE THORNTON (LISA) McCAMIC MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established by the family of Louise McCamic in 1995.
THE IOLA T. McCLURKIN SCHOLARSHIP was established by the friends and family of Dr. McClurkin to honor her career as an educator.
THE ROBERT HILL McCORMICK SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1999 by David and Susan McCormick of Pascagoula, Mississippi, to honor Mr. McCormick’s father, Robert Hill McCormick.
THE McCRANEY & MONTAGNET, PLLC, SCHOLARSHIP IN LAW ENDOWMENT was established in 2002 to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing a legal education at The University of Mississippi and need financial assistance to continue their study of law. The recipient will be a full-time, entering student as selected by the Law School Scholarship Committee.
MCDONNELL-BARKSDALE HONOR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1996 by James L. Barksdale and Sally M. Barksdale. Scholarships of $6,000 per year are awarded based on academic merit to freshmen Mississippi residents enrolled in the Honors College.
THE MCGUIRE SCHOLARSHIP IN LAW ENDOWMENT was established in 2006 by Raymond L. McGuire of Destin, Florida to assist deserving students at The University of Mississippi. The recipient(s) will be a full-time entering law student with first preference given to a student who is married. The recipient(s) should possess outstanding credentials but in addition should demonstrate financial need as well as a strong work ethic to contribute fully to the enhancement of the legal profession.
THE MONTIE MAI POWELL MCDONNELL SCHOLARSHIP/LOAN FUND, established in August of 1978 by Mrs. McDonnell of Birmingham, provides assistance to junior or senior women who plan to teach mathematics, with preference given to the daughters of widows.
THE LYNN MEADOWS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1985 by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Meadows of Gulfport, Mississippi, and son Joseph R. Meadows, Jr., of Dallas, Texas.
THE ED MEEK AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT/CHARLESTON HIGH SCHOOL ENDOWMENT was established in 2000 by colleagues and family to honor Dr. Ed Meek for his 37 years of dedicated service to The University of Mississippi.
THE ELMA MEEK SCHOLARSHIP was created originally in 1960 through an initiative led by Mississippi relatives George McLean of Tupelo and Margaret McLean McLaurin of Laurel.
THE JAMIE MCCOWN MELVIN SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2006 by Len Melvin of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time undergraduate students who are committed to community service and have financial need. Recipient will be be a resident of Tippah, Jones or Forrest Counties or any of the counties affected by Hurricane Katrina.
THE LEONARD B. MELVIN, JR. MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP in Law for Veterans was established in 2010 to honor the memory of Leonard B. Melvin, Jr. and to provide scholarship assistance to entering, full-time students in the School of Law who have previous or current service in one of the United States Armed Forces,  Additional criteria for consideration include, in order of
priority:  (1) combat military service; (2) demonstrated need; (3) previous academic accomplishments and merits; and (4) current or past Mississippi residency.  Award is made by the School of Law Scholarship Committee.
THE LEONARD B. MELVIN, JR. SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2005 between Leonard B. Melvin, Jr. of Laurel, Mississippi and the University of Mississippi Foundation. The purpose of the fund is to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing a legal education at The University of Mississippi. First preference will be given to a full-time entering law student from Jones County or the surrounding counties as selected by the Law School’s Scholarship Committee.
THE MEMPHIS OLE MISS REBEL CLUB was established by the Memphis Rebel Club to assist selected students from the Memphis area attending the university.
THE MIDDLE TENNESSEE/CHRIS BONDS OLE MISS ALUMNI CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1987 by the Middle Tennessee Chapter of the Ole Miss Alumni Association.
THE MAUD DICKSON FRANKLIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP, established by the daughter of the late Mrs. Franklin as a lasting memorial to her mother. Students must be in need of financial assistance and have demonstrated academic ability.
THE MARTIN AND ALLEIN MILLER SCHOLARSHIP was established by the late Mr. Miller of Meridian to assist worthy residents of Mississippi.
THE MIKE CARMICHAEL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1990 by the parents of the late Mr. Carmichael of Jackson, Mississippi, and is designed to assist physically handicapped students. The award is for eight semesters or until the student qualifies for the baccalaureate degree.
THE MATT MILLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1978 by the Central Division M Club Alumni Chapter to honor the memory of Mr. Miller of Jackson, Mississippi, a 1977 graduate of Murrah High School who was signed to a football scholarship by the university, but died in the summer of 1977 following a water skiing accident.
THE ROBERT GUY MILLIS SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2004 by Mr. Alan Millis, of Houston, Texas. Recipients will be full-time Junior or Senior Undergraduate students or a Graduate student who is enrolled in the School of Applied Sciences and majoring in Communicative Disorders with special emphasis in Speech Language Pathology or Audiology and also be a resident of the State of Mississippi.
THE MISS AMERICA SCHOLARSHIP to worthy and promising young women of high scholastic standing.
THE MR. AND MRS. MORRIS F. LYNCH SCHOLARSHIP, established in 1985 by Mr. and Mrs. Lynch to assist deserving students in need of financial assistance. Recipients must be full-time students and maintain a 3.0 grade-point average.
THE “MISS RUBY” SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1991 by Aldert S. Nall, Jr., of Houston, Texas, to honor in perpetuity his grandmother, Miss Ruby Hooks Eaves of Winston County, Mississippi.
THE LANCE L. MITCHELL, JR., MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT FUND was established by friends of the late Mr. Mitchell.
THE FRANKLIN E. MOAK DELTA PSI SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1994 by family and friends of Dr. Franklin E. Moak of Oxford, Mississippi.
THE BRICK MULLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1987 by the family of the late Louis Frederick “Brick” Muller of Memphis.
THE IKE AND ELAINE MULLINS EDUCATION ENDOWMENT was established in 1999 by Andrew P. Mullins, of Oxford, Mississippi. The Andrew P. Mullins Outstanding School Administrator Preparation Award will be presented annually to the most outstanding graduate of the Administrator Training Program.
THE ROY LEE “CHUCKY” MULLINS SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1992 to honor the memory of Chucky Mullins who was injured in a 1989 football game.
THE RAYMOND MUROV SECONDARY EDUCATION AWARD was established in 2002 by Raymond Murov, of Shreveport, Louisiana. Recipients shall be a student who is majoring in Secondary Education and who is judged worth to receive special recognition for outstanding performance in the classroom.
THE JOHN H. NAPIER, JR., AND LENA MAE TATE NAPIER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1989 by John Napier III and Francis Tate Napier.
THE W.R. NEWMAN SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1983 by the family of the late Mr. Newman. The award is made for eight semesters to students who demonstrate exceptional academic ability. Recipients must maintain at least a 3.2 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.
THE NEWTON COUNTY ALUMNI CLUB was established in 2001 by the Newton County Alumni Club.
THE NORTHEAST LOUISIANA OLE MISS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2003 to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be residents of the Northeast Louisiana Ole Miss Club, which includes the following parishes: Ouachita, Lincoln, Union, Morehouse, Jackson, Caldwell, Franklin, Tensas, Richland, Madison, East Carroll, Catahoula, Concordia, Winn, Grant, and West Carroll.
THE OLE MISS CHEERLEADING ALUMNI CLUB SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2002 to assist deserving young men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. The recipients will be a full-time student who is a current member of the Ole Miss Cheerleading Squad. Selection of recipient(s) will be recommended by the cheerleaders’ coaches/sponsors and approved by the Board of Directors of the Club.
THE OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2006 to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. The recipient will be a full-time incoming freshman student enrolled at The University of Mississippi and has need.
THE NAN AND CECIL OLIPHANT SECONDARY ENGLISH EDUCATION AWARD was established in 2004 by Rosemary Oliphant Ingham, of Oxford, Mississippi. Recipients will be graduating seniors who have majored in Secondary English Education at the School of Education.
THE HERMAN AND HAZEL OWEN SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1986 by the Herman and Hazel Owen Foundation.
OXFORD BUSINESS WOMEN’S INITIATIVE COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT established July, 2006 by the Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy. Recipients shall be full-time students who are chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability and leadership potential. The recipient will be expected to participate in a leadership development program and mentoring program, as outlined by the Ole Miss Women Council.
THE CHARLES W. PALMER OLE MISS FRST SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2007 by James and Carol Threadgill and Scott Palmer as donors. Recipients will be a full-time freshman who is a resident of Mississippi and selection will be made based on merit and need.
THE HAROLD PARKER, JR., MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1997 by the estate of Katharine L. Parker.
THE PASS-IT-ALONG SCHOLARSHIP FUND was established in 1960 by a husband and wife of Meridian, Mississippi, both of whom are outstanding alumni.
THE JACK STEPHENS PATTY LAW SCHOLARSHIP IN LAW ENDOWMENT was established in 2006 by the Estate of Jack Stephens Patty to honor in perpetuity Jack Stephens Patty and to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing a legal education at The University of Mississippi. The recipient will be a full-time entering law student as selected by the School of Law Scholarship Committee.
THE OTHO E. PETTIT, JR., AND GAIL THARP PETTIT ENDOWMENT was established in 1994 by Otho E. Pettit of Kosciusko, Mississippi.
THE PHI KAPPA PHI SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1984 by The University of Mississippi Chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi honor society.
The LESLIE R. PITCOCK SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2007 by Jim and Linda Pitcock of Pope, Mississippi to honor in perpetuity Leslie R. Pitcock and to assist deserving men and women who exemplify Leslie’s character and spirit as they pursue an education at The University of Mississippi. The scholarship recipient who is selected will most closely exemplify the spirit and character of Leslie Pitcock; that being a zest for life and love for people which is reflected in school involvement, extracurricular activities, and community involvement. Recipient will be a full-time student who is selected based on leadership and academic abilities.
THE EMILY J. POINTER TRUST SCHOLARSHIP was established by Emily Jones Pointer of Panola County, Mississippi.
THE BILLY H. QUIN-WARREN COUNTY OLE MISS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION was established in 1972 by the Warren County Ole Miss Alumni Association in honor of Mr. Quin, an alumnus of Ole Miss.
THE BERNICE RAGGETT AND JOHN BARKSDALE DENLEY SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2007 by Daphine D. Craig of Olive Branch, Mississippi. Recipient will be a full-time student enrolled at The University of Mississippi. Recipient will be selected based on academic ability and good character. First preference will be given to a student from Tallahatchie, Grenada, Bolivar, Yalobusha or Sunflower Counties.
THE C.T. AND EARLINE RAMZY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1995 through a testamentary gift from the estate of Mrs. Earline Ramzy.
THE REEVES-WILLIAMS DESOTO CENTER SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2003 to honor Jon Reeves and Bob Williams and to provide assistance to assist deserving students who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be a Desoto County resident who are enrolled full-time and majoring in Business Administration or Accountancy at The University of Mississippi-Desoto Center.
THE REPUBLICAN LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1985 by the Honorable C. Trent Lott, U.S. senator from Mississippi.
THE RESIDENTIAL SCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2000 by the Office of Student Housing and Residence Life and the Residence Hall Association.
THE THOMAS ARNY RHODEN SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2001 by Thomas H. Rhoden, of Jackson, Mississippi, to honor Thomas Rhoden, class of 1935.
THE FANNIE CRITZ RICHARDSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in March, 1944, by the Dixie Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy in Pasadena, California, to honor Mrs. Richardson, the chapter’s founder and first president.
THE J. GORDON ROACH SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1999 by Mrs. Kathrine C. Roach of McComb, Mississippi, to honor J. Gordon Roach.
THE CHARLES ROBERTS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND was originally established in 1961 by Col. Charles R. Pettis in honor of his grandfather and was permanently endowed in 1969 by Mrs. Charles R. Pettis as a memorial both to her husband and his grandfather.
THE STEPHEN COOK ROBERTS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1981 by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth L. Roberts of Nashville.
THE BILLY CHARLES SAM SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1966 by the Sam family in memory of their son, who was killed in action in World War II.
THE SCHWERNER, CHANEY, GOODMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in memory of Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman, three slain civil rights workers.
THE ROBERT P. SCOTT SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2005 by the Estate of Robert P. Scott, represented by Susan M. Bull, as the donor. Recipients will be a full-time student enrolled at the University of Mississippi. Selection of recipient will be as follows: first preference will be given to a Corinth High School student and second preference will be given to a student from any Alcorn County High School.
THE RICHARD F. SCRUGGS SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1986 by Mr. Scruggs of Pascagoula, Mississippi.
THE SCRUGGS-NUTT QUASI SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 1999 by Richard Scruggs and David Nutt.
THE SECOND CHANCE SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2002 by Jeannie and Thomas W. Avent, Jr., of Atlanta, Georgia.
THE CATHERINE ANN SEELY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1981 by the Warren B. Seely, Jr., family of Moss Point, Mississippi.
THE SEIBELS FAMILY ENDOWMENT was established in 1998 by Robert E. and Cynthia M. of Montgomery, Alabama. Selection of recipient shall be made by the University of Mississippi Scholarship Selection Committee. Recipient will be chosen on the basis of scholastic and leadership abilities.
THE GLYNNE & ANN SIMPSON SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2003 by the Bedford Foundation.
THE CHARLES B. SISLER SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1953 by Estelle Gaines Sisler, to be awarded to students from Calhoun County.
THE SKELTON-CHAPMAN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD was established in 2003 by the Employees of Homer Skelton Ford and Homer Skelton Pontiac-GMC to honor in perpetuity two outstanding individuals and to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be selected based on need, academic record and community service with preference given to students from Desoto County, MS or Memphis, TN residents.
THE DR. OLIVER SLATON SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1945 by Dr. and Mrs. Paul Saunders in memory of Dr. Slaton of Tate County, Mississippi.
THE LONNIE SMITH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2004 by Smith and Waldrop Foundation.
THE J. LUCIAN SMITH, JR., ATLANTA ENDOWMENT was established in 1992 by Mrs. Smith.
THE VELMA WALDROP SMITH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2004 by Smith and Waldrop Foundation.
THE SOCIAL STUDIES STUDENT TEACHING AWARD was established in 1999 by Raymond Murov, of Shreveport, Louisiana. Recipients shall be a student who has completed the student teaching requirement and who is judged worth to receive special recognition for outstanding performance in the classroom.
SOUTH MISSISSIPPI OLE MISS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT established March, 2007 by South Mississippi Ole Miss Club represented by Dr. Thomas C. Evans, Jr. Recipient shall be a full-time entering freshman student at the University of Mississippi from the following counties: Pike, Lincoln, Amite or Walthall.
THE HOWARD H. STONE MEMORIAL AWARD FOR FRESHMAN ACHIEVEMENT IN POLITICAL SCIENCE was established in 2006 by The University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts to honor in perpetuity Howard H. Stone and to assist deserving men and women at The University of Mississippi. The recipient will be a full-time sophomore political science major student who has demonstrated classroom achievement during his/her freshman year.
THE ROBERT CLARK STOVALL, SR., SCHOLARSHIP was established by Mr. Richard M. Stovall, of Okolona, Mississippi, as a perpetual memorial to his father.
THE LESTER FURR SUMNERS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN LAW ENDOWMENT was established in 2006 by the Friends and Family of Lester Furr Sumners for the benefit of The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be selected based on merit and need. The recipient shall be a full-time law student with preference given to residents of Union County, Mississippi, and following that to residents of Alcorn, Benton, Lafayette, Lee, Marshall, Pontotoc, Prentiss, and Tippah Counties, Mississippi.
THE JAMES COLLINS TABB SCHOLARSHIP FUND was established in 1975 by Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Tabb of Houston, Mississippi, in honor of their son. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a deserving student enrolled at The University.
THE MACON AND CATHERINE TANKARD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1988 by Bill Tankard of Nashville in memory of his father.
THE MARCUS ELVIS TAYLOR MEDAL AWARD. Dr. William T. Taylor, of Booneville, Mississippi, in June 1904, founded the Marcus Elvis Taylor Memorial at The University of Mississippi, out of affection and regard for the memory of his son, the late Dr. Marcus Elvis Taylor, an honored alumnus of the university of the class of 1871.
The TELLER, CHANEY, HASSELL AND HOPSON SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2006 by Teller, Chaney, Hassell and Hopson, LLP of Vicksburg, MS to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipient will be a full-time incoming freshman who has graduated from a high school in the Yazoo City School District in Yazoo City, MS or from the South Delta School District in Rolling Fork, MS. The recipient will be selected based on leadership and academic abilities.
THE JAMES M. THOMAS/OMF SCHOLARSHP ENDOWMENT was established in 2002 by the James M. Thomas and Luvie C. Thomas Foundation. 1st preference will be given to students who are residents of Leake County. 2nd preference will be given to students who are Mississippi residents.
THE W.P. “BILL” THOMAS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2004 to honor Bill Thomas and to provide assistance to deserving students at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time entering freshman students who are enrolled in The University of Mississippi and are residents of the following counties in Mississippi: Coahoma, Leflore, Quitman, Holmes, Sunflower, or Tallahatchie. The selection process is as follows: 1) The recipient will have an ACT score between 20 and 25 and a minimum high school grade point average of 2.5. 2) The recipient must submit a W.P. “Bill” Thomas Memorial Scholarship application along with a resume and two letters of recommendation (one from a high school and one from the community), and/or nominations by a Principal, Headmaster, or Counselor to the Stewardship Coordinator at The University of Mississippi.
THE CLAUDE P. THOMPSON SCHOLARSHIP FOR OLE MISS FIRST was established in 2002 by Nimrod Gordon Thompson of Memphis, Tennessee, to honor Claude P. Thompson and to assist deserving young men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi.
THE ANNIE S. TILLMAN SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1954 with a bequest from the late Ms. Tillman of Birmingham and Oxford.
THE MARIANNE B. TILLMAN SCHOLARSHIP IN SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY ENDOWMENT was established in 2000 by Larry J. Tillman of Signal, of Mountain, Tennessee. Recipients will be full-time students who are pursuing a major within the Department of Communicative Disorders, and who demonstrate exceptional achievement and professional development in the area of Speech and Language Pathology.
THE TICKLE-SURKIS FAMILY DIVERSITY AWARD was established in 2006 by Heidi Tickle of Brooklyn, New York to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. The recipient will be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student who has been outstanding in promoting diversity awareness, respect, and tolerance through education and outreach.
THE TIPPAH COUNTY OLE MISS SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1993 by the Tippah County Ole Miss Alumni Club.
THE TIPPAH COUNTY OLE MISS SCHOLARSHIP FUND IN HONOR OF JIMMY L. HILL was established in 2007 by Gerald and Sherry Hill, of Falkner, Mississippi and The University of Mississippi Foundation to honor in perpetuity Jimmy L. Hill and to provide scholarship assistance to deserving students at The University of Mississippi. Recipients shall be graduates of a high school in Tippah County and must be enrolled as full-time students at The University of Mississippi.
TOMMY TOSH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2004 by the Tommy Tosh Scholarship Foundation to honor Mr. Tommy Tosh. Recipient will be an Oxford High School graduating senior who will attend The University of Mississippi. Recipient will be a student who is receiving no more than the amount equal to full tuition in other scholarships. Scholarship will be awarded a maximum of two semesters. Selection of recipient will be made by a three member committee as established by the Tommy Tosh Scholarship Foundation. An application and additional criteria may be provided by the Oxford High School Guidance Counselors.
THE GEORGE TOWNSEND SCHOLARSHIP FUND was established by the widow and friends of Dr. Townsend of Forest, Mississippi.
THE HOMER AND EVIE TRAMMELL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1984 by the family of the late Mr. and Mrs. Trammell of Laurel, Mississippi.
THE JAMES BRYAN TURNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND was created in 1966 by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas N. Turner.
THE WILLIAM B. TURNER SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to worthy and promising young men and women of high scholastic standing.
THE UMF SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT/OXFORD CAMPUS was established in 2003 by the Education Services Foundation to provide income for scholarship assistance to deserving students at The University of Mississippi.
THE UNION COUNTY OLE MISS SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1999 by the Union County Ole Miss Club.
THE UNIVERSITY DAMES SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1977 to assist members of the University Dames who are pursuing a degree.
THE UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1999 by the University High School Alumni Association.
THE UNIVERSITY MARCHING BAND SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 1997 by The University Marching Band Alumni to provide scholarship assistance for the University Marching Band as deemed appropriate by the Director of the Band with the approval of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS OLE MISS FIRST ENDOWMENT established May, 2007 by The University of Mississippi Foundation Board of Directors. Recipient will be full-time freshman and selection will be made based on merit and/or need.
THE ROBERT W. UPCHURCH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN LAW was established in 1976 by the Mississippi Chapter of the Federal Bar Association to honor in perpetuity the memory of the Honorable Robert W. Upchurch. The recipient shall be a deserving student enrolled in the School of Law at the University of Mississippi.
THE UPTON-CANTU SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2006 by Eddie Upton and Joe Turner Cantu of Oxford, Mississippi to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. The recipient will be a Junior or Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Acting Theatre major.
THE NANCY VAN DE VATE ENDOWMENT was established in 2005 by Nancy Van de Vate of Vienna, Austria to provide income for scholarship assistance to deserving students at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student who has serious interest in composing and has aptitude for it.
THE VICKSBURG CHAPTER U.D.C. SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1934 to be awarded to a lineal descendant of a Confederate veteran.
THE JAYSON VAUGHN VINSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1996 by Jessie W. and Linda Vaughn Vinson of Meridian, Mississippi.
THE DR. THEOPOLIS PRIDE VINSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2005 to honor Dr. Theopolis Pride Vinson and to assist deserving men and women pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. The recipient will be a full-time junior or senior African-American student admitted to the Teacher Education Program in the School of Education and who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership and community service.
THE CLAY WAYCASTER MEMORIAL-SAC SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2006 by Jill Waycaster to honor Clay Wacaster. Recipient will be a full-time student who is selected based on leadership, need, and cumulative GPA. Recipient will be a member of the SAC for at least 2 semesters and scholarship will only be received during the year in which recipient is a member of SAC.
THE LUTHER W. AND CLAIRE B. WADE SCHOLARSHIP FUND was established in 1974 by Mr. Wade of Greenwood, Mississippi.
THE GORDON WAKEFIELD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1998 by Ms. Pattie P. DePriest of Memphis, Tennessee.
THE CANDICE O. WALKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2005 between The Friends and Family Initiative represented by Courtney Walker of West Point, Mississippi and Precious Taylor of Madison, Mississippi to honor in perpetuity Candice O. Walker and to assist deserving transfer students who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. The recipient shall be a full time student with a grade point average of at least 2.5.
THE DR. AND MRS. CHARLES WALKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1990 by Robert Walker of San Francisco, California, in memory of his parents.
THE DR. JAMES P. WARD SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1982 by Dr. Ward of Pass Christian, Mississippi.
THE CLASS OF 1954-WALTER E. WATTS MEMORIAL FUND was established in 2004 to assist deserving students at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time students who are enrolled at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be selected based on academic leadership and need. Selection will be made by the Financial Aid Selection Committee.
THE SUSAN KNOX WEAKLEY SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2006 by Wendell W. Weakley of Oxford, Mississippi to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time undergraduate students majoring in Journalism.
THE LARRY AND TRACY WEEDEN SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2006 by Larry Darnell Weeden of Katy, Texas to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time undergraduate students majoring in Journalism and have financial need.
THE JOE WEINBERG SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1956 by Mr. Weinberg of Greenville, Mississippi.
The MORGAN WHITE GROUP SCHOLARSHIP IN INSURANCE AND HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT was established in 2007 by the Morgan White Group of Jackson, Mississippi to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing degrees in the School of Business Administration at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be selected by the School of Business Scholarship Committee.
THE VERA POUNDERS WHITTEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2000 by the DeSoto County Rebel Club.
THE MR. AND MRS. R.F. WICKER SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1984 by Dr. Ralph Wicker of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in honor of his parents.
BILLIE JEAN LITTLE WILLIAMS AND MADISON EUGENE WILLIAMS SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT established May, 2007 by John David Williams of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Recipient will be selected based on leadership and academic ability.
THE ROBERT “BEN” WILLIAMS MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP was established by The University of Mississippi Alumni Association’s Black Alumni Advisory Council in 1989 to help defray the cost of education for designated Ole Miss students.
THE KILEY DALE WILT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2003 by Charles Thomas Cannada, Tara Warner Cannada, Charles Warner Cannada, and Adrian Adair Cannada to honor Kiley Dale Wilt, a native of Nashville, Tennessee, who attended the University of Mississippi and was an active member of Kappa Delta Sorority.
THE SALLY KATE WINTERS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND was established in 1965 by Mr. and Mrs. C.P. Winters of West Point, Mississippi, in memory of their daughter.
THE MOLLIE McAMIS WORSHAM SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1985 by J.T. Davis, Jr., of Memphis, Tennessee, to assist deserving young men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi.
Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy Scholarships
THE BARBARA D. ARNOLD COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2006 by David W. Arnold of Yazoo City, Mississippi to assist deserving men and women pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. The recipient will be a full-time student who is enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and majoring in Chemistry, English or History.
THE BAPTIST MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE CORPORATION COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2003 by the Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation to assist deserving young men and women who are pursuing an education in the health care field at The University of Mississippi. The scholarship recipient will be a full-time student who is majoring in the health care field. Recipient will be selected on the basis of demonstrated academic ability and leadership potential. The scholarship will continue, based on annual review by the Council, until a degree is received.
THE BARDWELL, BRUMFIELD, AND DIAL COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2004 by Susan Margaret Bardwell to honor Patricia Rosalie Brumfield, Betty Jane Dial, and Susan Margaret Bardwell and to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. First preference will be given to a full-time student majoring in the School of Engineering, with second and third preferences given to a student majoring in the Department of Journalism and any academic program respectively at The University of Mississippi. The recipient shall be a full-time student who is chosen on the basis of need, demonstrated academic ability, and leadership potential. The scholarship will continue, based on annual review by the Council and maintaining a 3.0 GPA, until a degree is received.
THE SALLY McDONNELL BARKSDALE COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2004 by the family of Sally McDonnell Barksdale, represented by Susan Barksdale Howorth, to honor Sally McDonnell Barksdale and to assist deserving young men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. The recipients shall be full-time students who are chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability and leadership potential. The scholarship will continue, based on annual review by the Council, until a degree is received.
THE ELIZABETH BREVARD COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2001 by friends and family of Elizabeth B. Brevard of Tupelo, Mississippi. The scholarship recipient shall be an undergraduate or graduate student who is pursuing a degree in Southern studies. The scholarship recipient shall be a full-time student who is chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability, service leadership potential, and other criteria set forth by the scholarship governing committee.
THE KATHRYN H. AND DAVID J. BREWER COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2000 by Kathryn Brewer Black of Oxford, Mississippi. The scholarship recipient will be an undergraduate student who will pursue a major within the College of Liberal Arts.
THE DOROTHY GRAHAM BROWN COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2000 by Susan Anthony Keith of Long Beach, Mississippi. The recipients shall be full-time students who are chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability and leadership potential.
THE BARBARA A. CAPERTON COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established by Winston Caperton, Jr. and Barbara A. Caperton of Warrenton, Virginia. Recipients will be full-time freshmen and selection will be made based on merit and need. First preference will be given to a student who graduated from Noxapater Attendance Center in Noxapater, Mississippi.
THE LILLIAN GRAHAM CARSON COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2006 by Jane C. Thomas of Greenville, Mississippi. The scholarship recipients shall be full-time students who are chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability, leadership potential, and other criteria set forth by the scholarship committee of the OMWC. Preference shall be given to female students.
THE MILDRED H. CENTER COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1995 by the Raymond H. and Mildred H. Center Foundation of Florida. The recipients shall be full-time students who are chosen on the basis of high moral character, financial need, academic ability, and leadership potential. The recipient shall be from one of the following counties: Lee, Prentiss, Tishomingo, Itawamba, Alcorn, Tippah, Benton, Union, Marshall, Lafayette, and Pontotoc. Recipients must be able to prove they are free of any involvement with illegal drugs and must maintain GPA of at least 3.0 each semester. He/she will be expected to participate in a leadership development program and mentoring program in addition to academic pursuits.
THE JENNIE MOSBY COCHRAN COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2002 by Dr. Lanelle G. Gafford of Jackson, Mississippi, as an endowed fund through The Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy at The University of Mississippi. The purpose of the fund is to honor Jennie Mosby Cochran, also known as “Aunt Jennie,” and to assist deserving young men and women pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. The scholarship recipient will be a full-time student who is selected on the basis of demonstrated academic ability and leadership potential. The scholarship will continue, based on annual review by the Council, until a degree is received.
THE GLORIA CLARK COX COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was designated in 2001 by Pamela Cox Tims and Arthur A. Cox to honor in perpetuity their mother and to provide scholarship assistance to full-time students with first preference to deserving students from Amite County, Mississippi.
THE SHIRLEY WAGNER CRAWFORD COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2001 by Larry and Susan Martindale of Atlanta, Georgia, to honor the spirit and character of Shirley Crawford. The scholarship will assist deserving students who have a demonstrated record of achievement and service leadership. Selection of recipient based on school involvement, extracurricular activities, and community involvement. Recipient will be an entering freshman, who will be nominated by his/her high school guidance counselor who will submit recommendations from a member of the high school administration or faculty. A currently enrolled student may be a candidate for this scholarship upon the recommendation of a member of the administration or faculty.
THE KITTY B. DILL COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2006 by Kenneth Dill, Jr. of West Point, Mississippi. The scholarship recipients shall be full-time students who are chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability, leadership potential, and other criteria set forth by the scholarship committee of the OMWC. Preference shall be given to female students.
THE CELIA AND JOHN O. EMMERICH, JR., COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2001 by Celia B. Emmerich of Greenwood, Mississippi. The scholarship recipient will be an undergraduate student who will pursue a major in journalism. The scholarship will continue, based on annual review by the Council, until a degree is received.
THE FEDEX COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2003 by the FedEx Corporation of Memphis, Tennessee. The recipients shall be full-time students who are chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability and leadership potential. The scholarship will continue, based on annual review by the Council, until a degree is received.
THE MARTHA DALE FRITTS COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established September 2007 by Edward O. Fritts, Kimberley F. Turner, Timothy O. Fritts, and Jennifer F. Darcey of McLean, Virginia. The recipient will be a full-time student in the Lott Leadership Institute who is majoring in Public Policy Leadership. The recipient will be selected by the Ole Miss Women’s Council in consultation with the Lott Leadership Institute and the University of Mississippi Regional Admissions Counselors and/or the Financial Aid Scholarship Selection Committee.
THE JULIA GRIMES COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2008 by Julie Grimes Waldorf and Michael D. Waldorf of New York, New York, to honor in perpetuity Julia Grimes, and to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. First preference will be given to a resident of Itawamba County classified as an incoming freshman or transfer student enrolled as a full-time student majoring in Education at The University of Mississippi.
THE EXIE GUYTON GAFFORD COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2000 by Lanelle Guyton Gafford of Jackson, Mississippi. The recipients shall be full-time students with first preference given to students from Union County or other Northeast Mississippi counties.
THE LANNIE E. GAFFORD COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2002 by Dr. Lanelle G. Gafford of Jackson, Mississippi. The purpose of the fund is to honor Lannie E. Gafford, and to assist deserving young men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. The scholarship recipient will be a full-time student who is a resident of Northeast Mississippi with first preference being given to Union residents. Recipient will be selected on the basis of demonstrated academic ability and leadership potential. The scholarship will continue, based on annual review by the Council, until a degree is received.
THE EMMA STROUD GRIFFIN COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2000 by Jan Griffin Farrington of Jackson, Mississippi. The scholarship recipient will be an undergraduate student who will pursue a major in education. First preference will be given to a nontraditional student who may have other responsibilities as a parent or wage earner. Other qualified students, male or female, may be selected based on scholastic ability and leadership potential.
THE MARY DONNELLY HASKELL COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2005 to assist deserving students at The University of Mississippi. The recipients will be full-time students who are majoring in Music and who are chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability and leadership potential.
THE GERALDINE MCGUIRE HEFFERNAN COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2006 by Dr. Maureen Liberto of Oxford, Mississippi. The recipients shall be full-time students enrolled in the School of Business Administration. Selection criteria shall be demonstrated academic ability and outstanding leadership potential. Preference shall be given to female students.
THE KATHRYN HEALY HESTER COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2003 by Kathryn Healy Hester of Jackson, Mississippi. A recipient will be chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability and leadership potential. The scholarship will continue, based on annual review by the Council, until a degree is received.
THE ROSA HEALY HESTER AND WILLIAM E. HESTER, JR., COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2003 by Kathryn Healy Hester to honor her parents, Rosa Healy Hester and William Hester, Jr. The scholarship recipient will be a full-time undergraduate student who will pursue a major within the College of Liberal Arts. A recipient will be chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability and leadership potential. The scholarship will continue, based on annual review by the Council, until a degree is received.
THE CHRISTINE HICKONBOTTOM COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP IN ACCOUNTANCY was established by Edith Kelly-Green in memory of her grandmother in 1999. Recipients will be full-time students admitted to the professional accountancy program with first preference given to minority female students who are residents of Mississippi; second preference, to any minority female; third preference, to any deserving minority student from Mississippi. Recipients may be pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees within the School of Accountancy and must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA.
THE SUE HODGE COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2001 by Scott J. Walker of Ocean Springs, Mississippi. The recipients shall be full-time students who are chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability and leadership potential.
THE LENA BYRD JONES AND TED THAMES PENDLEY COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2002 by Gail Pittman of Ridgeland, Mississippi. The scholarship recipients shall be full-time students who are chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability, leadership potential, and other criteria set forth by the scholarship committee of the OMWC.
THE GLORIA DODWELL KELLUM COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2004 by friends and family of Dr. Gloria D. Kellum to assist students who are majoring in communicative disorders in the School of Applied Sciences. Selection of recipient shall be made by the Ole Miss Women’s Council Scholarship Selection Committee. Recipients shall be full-time students who are chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability and leadership potential. The scholarship will continue, based on annual review by the Council, until a degree is received.
THE LINDSAY McCAULEY KIRKLEY COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2004 by Martha Dunn Kirkley of Columbus, Mississippi, to honor Dr. Joseph Urgo, chair of the Department of English and to assist deserving young men and women who are pursuing a major in the College of Liberal Arts at The University of Mississippi. Recipients shall be full-time students who are majoring in the College of Liberal Arts and shall be selected on the basis of demonstrated academic ability and leadership ability. The scholarship will continue, based on annual review by the Council and maintaining at least a 2.5 GPA, until a degree is received.
THE LENA MITCHELL MARQUETTE COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1993 by Dr. Clare L. Marquette of Louisville, Mississippi, to honor his wife. Recipients will be full-time students with first preference given to outstanding graduates of Louisville High School. Recipients must maintain a GPA of 2.8 for each of the first two semesters at the university and a GPA of 3.0 each successive semester thereafter.
THE RACHEL McPHERSON COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2000 by Rachel S. McPherson, of New York City. The purpose of the fund is to assist deserving young men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. The recipient will be a full-time entering Freshman enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and will be chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability and leadership potential.
THE SARAH MEISENHEIMER COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in memory of Sarah in 1999 by her family. The scholarship will assist outstanding students who have a demonstrated record of achievement and service leadership. Recipient will be chosen on the basis of scholastic ability, leadership potential, and financial need. He/she will be expected to participate in a leadership development program and mentoring program in addition to academic pursuits.
THE KAREN BELL MOORE COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2006 by Bruce Moore of Nashville, Tennessee to assist deserving women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time freshman with first preference given to Middle Tennessee students.
THE CELIA CARTER MUTHS COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2000 by Celia Carter Muths to assist deserving students who are pursuing a major in music. The recipient for the scholarship may be an entering freshman, a currently enrolled student, or a transfer student. Selection of the recipient will be based on demonstrated talent, creativity, and scholastic ability. He/she will be expected to participate in a leadership development program and mentoring program in addition to academic pursuits.
THE OXFORD BUSINESS WOMEN’S COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established by business women of Oxford, Mississippi. The scholarship recipient shall be a full-time student who is chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability, service leadership potential, and other criteria set forth by the scholarship governing committee.
THE DR. LOUIS POJMAN MEMORIAL COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in August 2007 by Julie Grimes Waldorf and Michael D. Waldorf of New York, New York. The recipient will be a full-time student majoring in Philosophy and classified as a sophomore, junior, or senior. The recipient will be selected by the Philosophy Department Scholarship Selection Committee.
THE DONNA RUTH ELSE ROBERTS COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2001 by Donna Ruth Else Roberts of Oxford, Mississippi, to assist deserving students who are pursuing a major within the School of Business Administration. The recipients shall be full-time students enrolled in the School of Business Administration. Selection criteria shall be demonstrated academic ability and outstanding leadership potential.
THE CAROL ROSS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2006 by the former players and friends of Coach Carol Ross. The scholarship shall be established as a women’s basketball athletic scholarship under accepted guidelines of the Department of Financial Aid and in accordance with the NCAA guidelines.
THE PAULA SALTER COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2006 by Oliver B. Triplett of Forest, Mississippi to honor Paula Salter and to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi School of Business Administration.
THE LYNDA MEAD SHEA COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2000 by Lynda and John Shea of Memphis, Tennessee, to provide a scholarship for the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College and to provide funds for study abroad. Recipients shall be selected by the faculty of the Honors College with the approval of the dean. He/she will be expected to participate in a leadership development program and mentoring program in addition to academic pursuits.
THE PRESCOTT ALDEN SHERMAN COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2004 by Elizabeth Sherman Shelton of McComb, Mississippi, as an endowed fund through The Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy at The University of Mississippi. The purpose of the fund is to honor her father, Mr. Prescott Alden Sherman, and memorialize her mother, Elizabeth West Sherman, and to assist deserving young men and women pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. First preference will be given to high school students or community college transfer students from Pike County. The recipient shall be a full-time student who is chosen on the basis of leadership potential, moral values, and financial need. The scholarship will continue, based on annual review by the Council and maintaining at least a 2.5 GPA, until a degree is received.
THE NANCY STUMBERG COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2003 by Nancy H. Stumberg of San Antonio, Texas. The recipients shall be full-time students who are chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability and leadership potential.
THE GERTRUDE HUDSON TURNER COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1986 by Dr. Wilson Hudson Turner of Dothan, Alabama, in memory of his mother. The scholarship shall be awarded on the basis of financial need, scholastic ability, and leadership potential. The award shall be for a minimum of $5,000 per year, divided equally over two semesters. Recipients shall be full-time female undergraduate students from Yalobusha County, Mississippi, who have been residents for at least three years prior to graduation from high school. One award will be made to a student who attended a high school in the city limits of Water Valley. Another award will be made to a student who attended any other high school in Yalobusha County, outside the city limits of Water Valley. Scholarship awards will be for a maximum of 10 semesters or until the baccalaureate degree is received.
THE SLOAN, ALLISON AND ELIZABETH WEAKLEY COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established in 2007 between Wendell W. Weakley of Oxford, Mississippi and the University of Mississippi Foundation. The purpose of the fund being in honor in perpetuity Mary Sloan, Allison Genevieve and Elizabeth Knox Weakley and to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. The recipient will be a full-time student on the Oxford Campus.
THE BECKY JONES WEST COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2001 by Becky Jones West of Memphis, Tennessee. The scholarship recipients shall be full-time students who are chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability, leadership potential, and other criteria set forth by the scholarship committee of the OMWC. Preference shall be given to female students.
THE MARY JANE AND EDWARD R. WILSON COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2000 by Meredith Creekmore in memory of her parents. First preference for the scholarship recipient shall be a graduate student who as an undergraduate student was a resident of Panola County. If there is no qualifying student, a deserving undergraduate student who is a resident of Panola County may be selected. The scholarship recipient shall be a full-time student who is chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic ability, leadership potential, and other criteria set forth by the scholarship committee of the OMWC. He/she will be expected to participate in a leadership development program and mentoring program in addition to academic pursuits.
Ole Miss First Scholarships
THE DAVID BARKSDALE OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2005 by James L. Barksdale. Recipients will be full-time students enrolled at The University of Mississippi. Selection of recipient will be made based on merit and/or need. Selection of recipient will be made by the Ole Miss First Scholars Committee in consultation with the University of Mississippi Regional Admissions Counselors and/or the Financial Aid Selection Committee.
THE SUSAN AND LARRY H. BRYAN OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2005 by Larry H. Bryan of Memphis, Tennessee to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipient will be a full-time freshman and selection will be made based on merit and/or need.
CASWELL FAMILY OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLARSHIP established February, 2007 by James Caswell of Atlanta, Georgia. Recipients will be a full-time freshman who is a resident of Mississippi and selection will be made based on merit and need.
ROBERT H. DUNLAP OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT was established June, 2007 by Robert H. Dunlap of Batesville, Mississippi. Recipients will be a full-time freshman and selection will be made based on merit and/or need. Preference will be given to Business and Education majors.
THE ELLBORNE OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLARS AWARD was established in 2008. The purpose of the fund is to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time freshmen enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts, and selection will be made based on merit and/or need.
THE THOMAS AND LIZ FARNSWORTH OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLARS AWARD was established in 2006 to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be a full-time freshman and selection will be made based on merit and/or need.
THE JULIE AND JAKE FARRELL OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2005 by Julie and Jake Farrell of Memphis, Tennessee. . Recipients will be a full-time freshman from Grenada, MS and selection will be made based on merit and/or need. Selection of recipient will be made by the Ole Miss First Scholars Committee in consultation with The University of Mississippi Regional Admissions Counselors and/or the Financial Aid Scholarship Selection Committee.
THE RICHARD M. FOUNTAIN OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established by Richard Fountain of Jackson, Mississippi. Recipients will be a full-time student whose parent/parents is and/or has been involved in an asbestos lawsuit.
THE ROBERT D. GAGE III OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2005 by Robert D. Gage, IV of Port Gibson, Mississippi. Recipients will be a full-time freshman and selection will be made based on merit and/or need. Selection of recipient will be made by the Ole Miss First Scholars Committee in consultation with The University of Mississippi Regional Admissions Counselors and/or the Financial Aid Scholarship Selection Committee.
THE JOSEPH W. AND NINA GARY OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2006 by Joseph W. Gary of Belden, Mississippi to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. The recipient will be a full-time incoming freshman student enrolled at The University of Mississippi with first preference given to a student who has shown leadership in a Christian organization and has need.
THE HUNTER M. GHOLSON OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2006 by Hunter M. Gholson to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time freshman and selection will be based on merit and/or need.
THE T. MICHAEL AND DONNA H. GLENN OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2004 by T. Michael and Donna H. Glenn of Memphis, Tennessee. Recipients will be a full-time freshman and selection will be made based on merit and/or need. Selection of recipient will be made by the Ole Miss First Scholars Committee in consultation with The University of Mississippi Regional Admissions Counselors and/or the Financial Aid Scholarship Selection Committee.
THE CHAUNCEY R. GODWIN, SR. AND CHAUNCEY R. GODWIN, JR. OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2007 by Louise N. Godwin of Tupelo, Mississippi to honor in perpetuity the memory of Chauncey R. Godwin, Sr. and honor Chauncey R. Godwin, Jr. and to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipient will be a full-time freshman who is a graduate of Tupelo High School and majoring in Business at The University of Mississippi.
THE HAP HEDERMAN AND DOUG HEDERMAN OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2004 by Hap Hederman and Doug Hederman of Jackson, Mississippi, to assist deserving men and women who are enrolled in the School of Business Administration at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time freshman enrolled in the School of Business Administration. Selection of recipient will be made on merit and/or need. Contingent upon maintaining a 3.0 cumulative GPA, the award may be received for a maximum of eight semesters.
THE JOHN P. AND WANDA ALICE HENDERSON OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2005 by John P. and Wanda Alice Henderson of Jackson, Mississippi. Recipients will be a full-time freshman and selection will be made based on merit and/or need. Selection of recipient will be made by the Ole Miss First Scholars Committee in consultation with The University of Mississippi Regional Admissions Counselors and/or the Financial Aid Scholarship Selection Committee.
THE GEORGE P. HEWES, III OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2005 by the Estate of George P. Hewes III. Recipients will be a full-time freshman and selection will be made based on merit and/or need. Recipients will be a full-time freshman and selection will be made based on merit and/or need. Selection of recipient will be made by the Ole Miss First Scholars Committee in consultation with The University of Mississippi Regional Admissions Counselors and/or the Financial Aid Scholarship Selection Committee.
THE SUSAN BARKSDALE HOWORTH OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2005 by James L. Barksdale. Recipients will be full-time students enrolled at The University of Mississippi. Selection of recipient will be made based on merit and/or need. S election of recipient will be made by the Ole Miss First Scholars Committee in consultation with the University of Mississippi Regional Admissions Counselors and/or the Financial Aid Selection Committee.
THE LARRY JOHNSON OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD IN MEMORY OF SWEDE AND ALLEENE JOHNSON was established in 2006 by Larry Johnson of Jackson, Mississippi. The recipient will be a full-time student enrolled at The University of Mississippi with first preference given to a student from Baldwyn High School who demonstrates outstanding leadership qualities and have financial need. Selection of recipient will be made by the Ole Miss First Scholars Committee in consultation with The University of Mississippi Regional Admissions Counselors and/or the Financial Aid Scholarship Selection Committee.
THE ROBERT C. KHAYAT OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2004 by Dr. Robert C. Khayat of Oxford, Mississippi, to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipient will be a full-time freshman from Moss Point High School. Selection of recipient will be made on merit and/or need. Contingent upon maintaining a 3.0 cumulative GPA, the award may be received for a maximum of eight semesters.
THE LANDMARK FOUNDATION OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLARSHIP IN MEMORY OF SWEDE AND ALLEENE JOHNSON established March, 2007 by Larry Johnson of Jackson, Mississippi. The Recipient will be a full-time student enrolled at The University of Mississippi with first preference given to a student from Baldwyn High School who demonstrates outstanding leadership qualities and have financial need.
THE LEILA AND SAM LANE OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2004 by Leila and Sam Lane of Jackson, Mississippi, to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipient will be a full-time freshman from inner-city Jackson, Mississippi. Selection of recipient will be made on merit and/or need. Contingent upon maintaining a 3.0 cumulative GPA, the award may be received for a maximum of eight semesters.
BILL AND JEAN MAY MISSISSIPPI SUN SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2010 by Dr. Edwin E. and Becky Meek of Oxford, Mississippi for the benefit of full-time Mississippi resident students who are journalism and news media majors and who have remaining financial need. First Preference shall be given to students from Charleston High School, second preference West Tallahatchie, and third preference Mississippi resident.
CLAY AND KRISTA McFERRIN SUN-SENTINEL SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2010 by Dr. Edwin E. and Becky Meek of Oxford, Mississippi for the benefit of full-time Mississippi resident students who are journalism and news media majors and who have remaining financial need. First Preference shall be given to students from Charleston High School, second preference West Tallahatchie, and third preference Mississippi resident.
THE MICHAEL T. MCREE OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2005 by Michael McRee of Jackson, Mississippi. Recipients will be a full-time freshman and selection will be made based on merit and/or need. Selection of recipient will be made by the Ole Miss First Scholars Committee in consultation with The University of Mississippi Regional Admissions Counselors and/or the Financial Aid Scholarship Selection Committee.
THE GUY W. MITCHELL, SR., AND GUY W. MITCHELL, JR., OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2004 by Guy W. Mitchell III of Tupelo, Mississippi, to assist deserving young men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time freshman from Tupelo High School who has a predisposition for law. Selection of recipient will be made on merit and/or need. Contingent upon maintaining a 3.0 cumulative GPA, the award may be received for a maximum of eight semesters.
THE DARDEN AND SALLY NORTH OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2006 by Darden and Sally North of Jackson, Mississippi. The recipient will be a full-time student enrolled at The University of Mississippi with first preference given to a student from Jackson, MS with an ACT score between 24-28 and who demonstrates outstanding leadership qualities. Selection of recipient will be made by the Ole Miss First Scholars Committee in consultation with The University of Mississippi Regional Admissions Counselors and/or the Financial Aid Scholarship Selection Committee.
OLE MISS FIRST GENERAL FUND SCHOLARSHIP established May, 2007 by the University of Mississippi Ole Miss First Scholarship Initiative. Recipients will be full-time freshman and selection will by made based on merit and/or need.
CHARLES W. PALMER OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLARSHIP established January, 2007 by James and Carol Threadgill and Scott Palmer. The recipients will be a full-time freshman and selection will be based on merit and/or need.
THE DR. DORIS DUNN PHILLIPS OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established by Richard T. Phillips of Batesville, Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time students, with preference being given to those who transfer from Northwest Mississippi Community College.
THE MARY TILLMAN PITTS OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLARS AWARD was established in 2006 by the Estate of Mary Tillman Pitts, represented by Mr. L. Frank Pitts, Executor, to honor in perpetuity her granddaughters, Cerissa Pitts Ashford, Natalie Michelle Pitts, and Holly Elizabeth Lane and to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. The recipient will be a full-time student from Mississippi with first preference being given to a student who demonstrates a disability as defined by the guidelines of the Disabilities Act.
THE BETSY BARKSDALE POKORNY OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2005 by James L. Barksdale. Recipients will be full-time students enrolled at The University of Mississippi. Selection of recipient will be made based on merit and/or need. Selection of recipient will be made by the Ole Miss First Scholars Committee in consultation with the University of Mississippi Regional Admissions Counselors and/or the Financial Aid Selection Committee.
THE MARK M. PORTER OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2004 by Charles F. Porter of Ridgeland, Mississippi, to assist deserving men and women who are full-time students majoring in insurance in the School of Business Administration at The University of Mississippi. Selection of recipient will be made on merit and/or need. Contingent upon maintaining a 3.0 cumulative GPA, the award may be received for a maximum of eight semesters.
THE ELLEN ROBINSON ROLFES OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2004 by Kathryn Brewer Black. Selection of recipient will be made based on merit and/or need. Selection of recipient will be made by the Ole Miss First Scholars Committee in consultation with the University of Mississippi Regional Admissions Counselors and/or the Financial Aid Selection Committee.
THE SAN ANTONIO INITIATIVE OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2004 by the San Antonio Initiative of San Antonio, Texas represented by Nancy H. Stumberg. Selection of recipient will be made based on merit and/or need. Selection of recipient will be made by the Ole Miss First Scholars Committee in consultation with the University of Mississippi Regional Admissions Counselors and/or the Financial Aid Selection Committee. Recipient will be a full-time student, with preference being given to a student from San Antonio, Texas.
THE ROGER Q. SCOTT, SR. OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2007 by C. Patrick Massey of Birmingham, Alabama and the University of Mississippi to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. First preference will be given to residents of Pensacola, Florida who are graduates of Pensacola High School.
THE PATRICIA H. SNEED OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2004 by John B. Sneed II of Gulfport, Mississippi, to assist deserving men and women who are pursuing an education at The University of Mississippi. Recipients will be full-time freshman from Gulfport High School who is pursuing a major in the School of Education. Selection of recipient will be made on merit and/or need. Contingent upon maintaining a 3.0 cumulative GPA, the award may be received for a maximum of eight semesters.
THE GLADYS/MILTON STARNES OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2002 by Michael Starnes to provide income to the Ole Miss First Scholars Program. Recipients will be full-time freshman enrolled at The University of Mississippi. Selection of recipients will be made based on merit and/or need. Contingent upon maintaining a 3.0 cumulative GPA, the award may be received for a maximum of eight semesters.
THE CLAUDE P. THOMPSON OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2005 by N. Gordon and Jan Thompson of Memphis, Tennessee. Recipients will be a full-time freshman with first preference given to a student from a “non-traditional home”. Second preference will be given to a student majoring in Accounting or Business. Selection of recipient will be made by the Ole Miss First Scholars Committee in consultation with The University of Mississippi Regional Admissions Counselors and/or the Financial Aid Scholarship Selection Committee.
THE USS SWORDFISH OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2006 by William Roger Warren and Family of Fairfax Station, Virginia. The recipient will be a full-time student from Mississippi with first preference given to a student from Bay St. Louis or Waveland School District. Selection of recipient will be made by the Ole Miss First Scholars Committee in consultation with The University of Mississippi Regional Admissions Counselors and/or the Financial Aid Scholarship Selection Committee.
THE GREGORY AND MARY ALICE WOOD OLE MISS FIRST SCHOLAR AWARD was established in 2005 by David and Elizabeth Wood of Nashville, Tennessee. First preference will be given to a minority student from Moss Point High School. Recipients will be a full-time freshman and selection will be made based on merit and/or need. Selection of recipient will be made by the Ole Miss First Scholars Committee in consultation with The University of Mississippi Regional Admissions Counselors and/or the Financial Aid Scholarship Selection Committee.